New data released by Apple suggests that users currently on iOS 7 are reluctant to upgrade to the latest iOS 8 release.
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The adoption rate for iOS 8 finally breaks the 50 percent barrier, but it's clear that the upgrade pace for this release is far more sluggish than Apple has seen previously.
Our own David Gewirtz tells us that he has decided not to upgrade to iOS 8 for any of his devices. He's got some compelling reasons. Read on to find out what they are.
The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and iOS 8 offer enough new functionality to entice existing iPhone owners to invest in an upgrade, and there's plenty to attract converts to the iPhone ecosystem too.
Apple was all over the news this week with a botched upgrade and reports of iPhones in pants.
While most users can safely upgrade to iOS 8 or a new iPhone 6 without much worry, BYOD users should wait until their IT department gives them the nod that it's safe to do so.
If you're sticking with an older iPhone or iPad, or working in a business setting, upgrading to iOS 8 may be premature. Here are six good reasons not to upgrade just yet.
A Chinese netizen posted pictures and video of the suspected next-generation iPhone on Sina Weibo on Saturday, showing off the features of the iOS 8 system, health app as well as the smooth screen unlocked through Touch ID.
The iPhone 4 is the latest handset to fall by the wayside, and will be stuck with iOS 7 when newer models upgrade to iOS 8 later this year. So does this mean iOS fragmentation is starting to be an issue?
The bottom line is simple – pundits who are screaming that the iPad upgrade cycle has stalled don't know what they are talking about. The truth is that the iPad upgrade cycle hasn't really started yet.
Adobe's fall release promises to increase efficiency with big upgrades around mobile app and video analytics.
If you're an existing iPhone user and weren't tempted by the iPhone 5, then the colourful 5c is worth considering as an upgrade. However, iPhone 5 owners should think carefully: there's very little difference between the core specifications of the two handsets, and iOS 7 is just a download away.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant dishes out its latest mobile operating system, which to even long-time using iPhone and iPad users will be a welcome fresh lick of paint.
If you're sticking with an older iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, your preferences may warrant holding off upgrading to iOS 7 straight away. Here are six good reasons.
A free iOS app turns any iDevice into a free, wireless security camera that records and streams video via the cloud and allows you watch it remotely in real-time.
Apple may not have new mobile hardware in the works for a few months, but rest assured that iOS 7 has enough to drive upgrades for its installed base with the oldest phones.
An update to the most recent version of the Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 6.1.3, has left some users complaining that it is draining their battery excessively.
Apple broke ground with the iPhone's virtual keyboard in 2007, but it appears to be stuck in time. It turns out iOS has lots of keyboard options but Apple and third-party developers have been slow to implement them.
Skype has added a new video messaging capability to Skype on iOS, Mac and Android. Windows support is coming too... some day.
You've got questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. Can you burn the upgrade files to DVD or a USB flash drive? Is it possible to go from a 32-bit Windows PC to 64-bit? Who qualifies for cheap upgrades? I've got the answers you're looking for.
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